repetend

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noun rep·e·tend \ˈre-pə-ˌtend\

Definition of repetend

  1. :  a repeated sound, word, or phrase; specifically :  refrain 1

Origin and Etymology of repetend

Latin repetendus to be repeated, gerundive of repetere to repeat


First Known Use: 1874


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